Lani O’Grady’s Early Start in Acting
Just like many other actors on Eight Is Enough, Lanita Rose Agrati, also known as Lani O’Grady, had already dipped her toes into acting before joining the show. Thanks to her mother, who was a child talent agent, she got her start at the age of 13. Interestingly, her mother was cautious about pushing her into the industry, having witnessed the pressures it put on other child stars. Despite this, Lani O’Grady embraced acting and landed the role of Mary Bradford. However, as her career progressed, she encountered some of the same challenges that her mother had worried about. The journey of Lanita Rose Agrati in Hollywood was one marked by early beginnings and the rollercoaster of showbiz.